U.S. economy added 204,000 jobs in October; unemployment rises to 7.3%

11/8/2013 | CNBC

The U.S. economy created 204,000 new jobs in October, which beat economist expectations of 120,000 jobs added last month. Meanwhile, unemployment ticked up to 7.3%. Economists questioned the reliability of the data because of the government shutdown in October. "I wouldn't be surprised if this gets revised to some degree ... down," says Moody's economist Mark Zandi.

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